Soma Ucayali River Peru 70% Dark Chocolate - Chocolate Collective Canada

Soma Ucayali River Peru 70% Dark Chocolate

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Weight: 65 grams

Cocoa Bean Origin: Pucallpa & Tingo Maria, Peru 

Notes: made with cacao grown along the mighty Ucayali River in the Amazon jungle. Historically this was a dangerous coca-growing region with a heavy presence of traffickers. Due to a government program to quell narcos activity and being paid premium prices, farmers are now switching to cacao as an alternate market to cocaine.

Ucayali River Cacao is a central fermentary that works with over 400 small family farms with 1-3 hectares of land each. Local varieties of cacao called “comun” and Trinitario clones (never CCN-51) are brought in by boat then carefully fermented, dried and blended to preserve the beautiful flavours of the region.

Tasting notes of Mission fig, banana bread, orange blossom

Ingredients: cocoa beans, cane sugar

(may contain traces of nuts, tree nuts, peanuts, dairy, flour, soy)